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Terrell McClain

Terrell McClain - #97 - NT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 300 lbs.
Birthday 07/20/1988
Birthplace Pensacola, FL
College South Florida
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 3rd round, 1st pick by Panthers

Mitchell vying to be Texans' top nose tackle

Posted March 18, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Earl Mitchell, who could be the Texans' starting nose tackle next season, is working out on his own and watching Cowboys' DVDs with an eye on getting up to speed in Wade Phillips' 3-4 scheme. 

Packers solid NFC favorites in Nevada

Posted March 08, 2011 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
In his first offseason look at conference-title and Super Bowl odds, PFW's Mike Wilkening sees a case for the Packers being clear NFC favorites — and wonders if a long shot can't surprise in the AFC.

Texans add defensive assistant

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
The Texans hired Bobby King as a defensive assistant, the team announced on Friday.

TE Daniels signs new deal with Texans

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Owen Daniels will remain a Texan for at least four more seasons after signing an extension Thursday.

AFC South free-agent preview

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is likely to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the AFC South featured today.

Texans' Quin might move to free safety

Posted Feb. 27, 2011 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
Texans CB Glover Quin could be in the mix at free safety next season, head coach Gary Kubiak said at the NFL Scouting Combine. The Texans released Eugene Wilson, their starting free safety in 2010, on Feb. 18.

Report: Texans RB Foster has knee scoped

Posted Feb. 23, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster underwent minor arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, according to PFW correspondent John McClain.

Texans waive veteran FS Wilson, four others

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
The Texans released five players Friday, including FS Eugene Wilson, who started 13 games last season.

AFC South 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster exploded onto the NFL scene with 231 rushing yards and three touchdowns in a Week One win over the Colts. He went on to lead the league in rushing with 1,616 yards.

Four new coaches on Texans' staff

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Texans agreed to terms with four assistant coaches on Friday, including former Cowboys assistant Reggie Herring and ex-49ers secondary coach Vance Joseph.

Texans' return game sputtered in 2010

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
Its struggles may have been lost in a season defined by some draining losses and subpar defensive play, but the Texans' return game was far from a strength in 2010.

All-time greats and busts among defensive top picks

Posted Jan. 30, 2011 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
The NFList looks at the last seven defensive players selected No. 1 overall, dating back to DE Bruce Smith in 1985, and examines how they fared.

Texans' plans at nose tackle remain to be seen

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
One of the many questions facing the Texans in the transition from a 4-3 defense to a 3-4 is who will play nose tackle.

Diligence propelled Texans' Foster to breakout season

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster is the winner of the Pro Football Weekly/PFWA 2010 Most Improved Player of the Year.

Texans FB Leach's physicality sets him apart

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
FB Vonta Leach's importance to the Texans' running game was not lost on Pro Bowl voters.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 30, 2012
McClain is out versus the Colts on Sunday.||||||| Houston's other inactives are linebacker Brooks Reed, cornerbacks Alan Ball and Stanford Routt, offensive linemen Antoine Caldwell, Andrew Gardner and Cody White.
Posted Sept. 02, 2012
The Panthers have announced they've made a move at defensive tackle, signing free agent Dwan Edwards and waiving last year's third-round draft pick Terrell McClain.||||||| Sunday's announcement to waive McClain comes as a surprise. He started 12 games last season as rookie after being selected 65th overall by the Panthers. He's the latest third-round draft pick to fail with the Panthers, joining former defensive tackles Corvey Irvin and Atiyyah Ellison and running back Eric Shelton as busts.
Posted Dec. 06, 2011
A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers are placing both starting rookie defensive tackles - McClain and Sione Fua - on injured reserve. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because moves have not been announced.||||||| Fua and McClain were both third-round draft picks this year and have been starters since week one. However, Fua suffered a significant right hamstring strain prior to Sunday's game against Tampa Bay and didn't play. McClain sprained his left knee during the first half and did not return.
Posted Aug. 01, 2011
The Panthers have reached agreement with their last remaining draftee, third-round selection Terrell McClain. The team announced the deal Monday. McClain is a 6-foot-2, 297-pound defensive tackle out of South Florida who was the 65th overall pick in last spring's NFL draft. McClain was all-Big East first team selection his senior year. He is expected to report to camp immediately.||||||| New Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Sunday that McClain had been missing the chance to learn the team's system by holding out from Carolina's first two days of practice. The Panthers' top selection, No. 1 overall Cam Newton, signed a four-year, $22 million contract on Friday.

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